2018.9.29 Saturday: イディオムとボキャブラリー強化&多読トレーニング

14:00~15:00 3 students

例;bored to death というイディオムを覚える時以下のように1ページに纏めてみます。

Bored to death
意味: Very bored

Death is the worst thing, so using it to compare how you feel is telling someone that you are very bored.

How it is used:
“I have nothing to do. I’m bored to death.”
“I hate it when I’m bored to death.”
“Would you rather be super busy or bored to death?”

A: “Hey Seth, what are you doing?”
B: “I’m reading a book. What are you doing?”
A: “I’m bored to death. Let’s do something.”
B: “Sure. Come over and we can play some games.”

Other related common sentences
“I’m so bored, I could die.”
“I‘m dying of boredom.” あまりにも退屈で死にそうだ。

He’s dying of cancer.  彼は癌で死にかかっている。

be dying for something / to do something :
意味 to want something very much

I’m dying for a cup of tea.
She was dying for him to leave so she could get on with business.
I’m dying to move to a bigger house.
I’m dying to relax on the beach.
I’m dying to expand my business.




15:00~16:00  4 students

We read the news article titled Former Morning Musume singer Yoshizawa indicted over hit-and-run incident.

Vocabularies for the day:
Indict, hit-and-run, prosecutor, alleged, allegedly, investigative sources, on suspicion of, pedestrian, flee, breath test, culpability, apply for bail, the Tokyo District Court, debut, a public relations ambassador, step down from.



Thank you very much for coming today. Hope to see you next Saturday.



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